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Economic Risk and Foreign Investment The following Course Outcomes are assessed

Economic Risk and Foreign Investment
The following Course Outcomes are assessed in this assignment:
MT220-3: Describe the economic risk factors for a global business decision.
GEL-6.06: Apply research to create original insights and/or solve real-world problems.
Assignment Details
Assessing the political, legal, and economic risks inherent to doing business in another country is a critical first step in establishing a potential foreign market’s viability. Moreover, assessing market challenges and opportunities present in another country is also important as the accurate evaluation of these factors can impact business decisions and resulting outcomes. In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to apply research to recommend a course of action for a given business scenario.
Scenario: As the owner of a U.S. based coffee distributor, you have the opportunity to acquire a competing coffee processing facility based in another country (use the country you chose for your Unit 3 and 5 Journals). The acquisition price is below book value. After completing some marketing research, you must make a recommendation to your management team in favor of or against the acquisition. Your assessment is based on the political, legal, and economic climate as well as the market challenges and opportunities present in your chosen country.
For this assignment, use your research from your Unit 3 and 5 Journals to develop an informative essay addressing the checklist items below.
Assignment Checklist:
Identify two political risks associated with this offer.
Specify two economic risks associated with this offer.
Explain two legal risks associated with this offer.
Describe how the known market opportunities and challenges in this country would factor into your recommendation.
Summarize your final acquisition recommendation to your management team.
Utilize at least three external sources as part of your research. Sources might include your textbook, a website recommended in a past journal, discussion, or assignment, or any other academically credible resource found in the university library. Only sources cited within the body of the paper should be included in the reference list.
Your informative essay should be a minimum of 500 words and include a title page, introduction, main body, conclusion, and APA-formatted reference list. For assistance writing a paper or formatting a reference list in APA format, please see the “Academic Writer” link under “Academic Tools.”

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International Economics

Economic Risk and Foreign Investment The following Course Outcomes are assessed

Economic Risk and Foreign Investment
The following Course Outcomes are assessed in this assignment:
MT220-3: Describe the economic risk factors for a global business decision.
GEL-6.06: Apply research to create original insights and/or solve real-world problems.
Assignment Details
Assessing the political, legal, and economic risks inherent to doing business in another country is a critical first step in establishing a potential foreign market’s viability. Moreover, assessing market challenges and opportunities present in another country is also important as the accurate evaluation of these factors can impact business decisions and resulting outcomes. In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to apply research to recommend a course of action for a given business scenario.
Scenario: As the owner of a U.S. based coffee distributor, you have the opportunity to acquire a competing coffee processing facility based in another country (use the country you chose for your Unit 3 and 5 Journals). The acquisition price is below book value. After completing some marketing research, you must make a recommendation to your management team in favor of or against the acquisition. Your assessment is based on the political, legal, and economic climate as well as the market challenges and opportunities present in your chosen country.
For this assignment, use your research from your Unit 3 and 5 Journals to develop an informative essay addressing the checklist items below.
Assignment Checklist:
Identify two political risks associated with this offer.
Specify two economic risks associated with this offer.
Explain two legal risks associated with this offer.
Describe how the known market opportunities and challenges in this country would factor into your recommendation.
Summarize your final acquisition recommendation to your management team.
Utilize at least three external sources as part of your research. Sources might include your textbook, a website recommended in a past journal, discussion, or assignment, or any other academically credible resource found in the university library. Only sources cited within the body of the paper should be included in the reference list.
Your informative essay should be a minimum of 500 words and include a title page, introduction, main body, conclusion, and APA-formatted reference list. For assistance writing a paper or formatting a reference list in APA format, please see the “Academic Writer” link under “Academic Tools.”

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General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY The Assignment must be submit

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment Questions
Q1
Consider the market for orange juice. In this market, the supply curve is given by QS = 100PJ −20PO and the demand curve is given by QD = 1000−150PJ +100PC, where J denotes orange juice, O denotes Orange, and C denotes coffee.
Assume that PO = 10 and Pc = 8. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in the Orange juice market. (1 mark)
Suppose that a poor harvest season raises the price of oranges to Po = 15
Draw a graph to illustrate your answers. (1 mark)
Is it possible to reach a market equilibrium if the price of orange juice PJ remains unchanged? Why? How much quantity of orange juice will finally be exchanged on the market? (2 marks)
Find the market price necessary to restore equilibrium. Deduce the equilibrium quantity of orange juice. (2 marks)
Answer:-
Q2
Suppose the price elasticity of demand for the market of mobile phones is 0.90.
a.If all mobile-phone companies simultaneously increased their prices, will total revenue in the industry increase or decrease? (1 mark)
b.If a single mobile-phone company increased its price, would you expect the company’s total revenue to increase or decrease? Explain. (2 marks)
c.Suppose that the price in the market is initially $10 and the quantity demanded is 100 units. If the price in this market increases by 10%, what will be the percentage change in the quantity demanded? (2 marks)
Answer:-

Q3
If you have SAR 50,000 to start a new business, you can earn 10 percent interest on money in a bank account. Your business expenses are SAR 22,000 per year on rent, SAR 18,000 per year on supplies, and SAR 5,000 per year on part time help. As for your personal expenses, your apartment costs you SAR 12,000 per year and your personal bills are an extra SAR 6,000 per year. What is your opportunity cost of running the business? (4 marks)
Answer:-

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General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY The Assignment must be submit

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment Questions
Q1
Consider the market for orange juice. In this market, the supply curve is given by QS = 100PJ −20PO and the demand curve is given by QD = 1000−150PJ +100PC, where J denotes orange juice, O denotes Orange, and C denotes coffee.
Assume that PO = 10 and Pc = 8. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in the Orange juice market. (1 mark)
Suppose that a poor harvest season raises the price of oranges to Po = 15
Draw a graph to illustrate your answers. (1 mark)
Is it possible to reach a market equilibrium if the price of orange juice PJ remains unchanged? Why? How much quantity of orange juice will finally be exchanged on the market? (2 marks)
Find the market price necessary to restore equilibrium. Deduce the equilibrium quantity of orange juice. (2 marks)
Answer:-
Q2
Suppose the price elasticity of demand for the market of mobile phones is 0.90.
a.If all mobile-phone companies simultaneously increased their prices, will total revenue in the industry increase or decrease? (1 mark)
b.If a single mobile-phone company increased its price, would you expect the company’s total revenue to increase or decrease? Explain. (2 marks)
c.Suppose that the price in the market is initially $10 and the quantity demanded is 100 units. If the price in this market increases by 10%, what will be the percentage change in the quantity demanded? (2 marks)
Answer:-

Q3
If you have SAR 50,000 to start a new business, you can earn 10 percent interest on money in a bank account. Your business expenses are SAR 22,000 per year on rent, SAR 18,000 per year on supplies, and SAR 5,000 per year on part time help. As for your personal expenses, your apartment costs you SAR 12,000 per year and your personal bills are an extra SAR 6,000 per year. What is your opportunity cost of running the business? (4 marks)
Answer:-

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International Economics

Assignment Questions: Over the last few decades, the size of the foreign exch

Assignment Questions:

Over the last few decades, the size of the foreign exchange market has increased significantly. Explain in detail the factors that have fuelled this growth. Why is the US dollar’s most widely used quotation currency in foreign exchange markets? (5 marks)
Saudi Arabia has recently increased its degree of openness; hence it engaged in a higher level of international (financial & non-financial) activities. Briefly discuss the following along with providing one example:
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) regularly publishes its assessment of the prospects for the world economy. Use the IMF’s current analysis to form your expectations of its immediate economic prospects in Saudi Arabia. IMF Economic Outlook:www.imf.org/external/

How would this affect our economy?
How would this affect our BoP? Current account & financial account.
How would this affect our exchange rate?
Since it is pegged exchange rate regime, increasing the level of international trade will affect the exchange rate, so how would the Saudi Central Bank react to this? (5 marks)

(5 marks)

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General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY The Assignment must be submit

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment Questions
Q1
Consider the market for orange juice. In this market, the supply curve is given by QS = 100PJ −20PO and the demand curve is given by QD = 1000−150PJ +100PC, where J denotes orange juice, O denotes Orange, and C denotes coffee.
Assume that PO = 10 and Pc = 8. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in the Orange juice market. (1 mark)
Suppose that a poor harvest season raises the price of oranges to Po = 15
Draw a graph to illustrate your answers. (1 mark)
Is it possible to reach a market equilibrium if the price of orange juice PJ remains unchanged? Why? How much quantity of orange juice will finally be exchanged on the market? (2 marks)
Find the market price necessary to restore equilibrium. Deduce the equilibrium quantity of orange juice. (2 marks)
Answer:-
Q2
Suppose the price elasticity of demand for the market of mobile phones is 0.90.
a.If all mobile-phone companies simultaneously increased their prices, will total revenue in the industry increase or decrease? (1 mark)
b.If a single mobile-phone company increased its price, would you expect the company’s total revenue to increase or decrease? Explain. (2 marks)
c.Suppose that the price in the market is initially $10 and the quantity demanded is 100 units. If the price in this market increases by 10%, what will be the percentage change in the quantity demanded? (2 marks)
Answer:-

Q3
If you have SAR 50,000 to start a new business, you can earn 10 percent interest on money in a bank account. Your business expenses are SAR 22,000 per year on rent, SAR 18,000 per year on supplies, and SAR 5,000 per year on part time help. As for your personal expenses, your apartment costs you SAR 12,000 per year and your personal bills are an extra SAR 6,000 per year. What is your opportunity cost of running the business? (4 marks)
Answer:-

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International Economics

Assignment Questions: Over the last few decades, the size of the foreign exch

Assignment Questions:

Over the last few decades, the size of the foreign exchange market has increased significantly. Explain in detail the factors that have fuelled this growth. Why is the US dollar’s most widely used quotation currency in foreign exchange markets? (5 marks)
Saudi Arabia has recently increased its degree of openness; hence it engaged in a higher level of international (financial & non-financial) activities. Briefly discuss the following along with providing one example:
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) regularly publishes its assessment of the prospects for the world economy. Use the IMF’s current analysis to form your expectations of its immediate economic prospects in Saudi Arabia. IMF Economic Outlook:www.imf.org/external/

How would this affect our economy?
How would this affect our BoP? Current account & financial account.
How would this affect our exchange rate?
Since it is pegged exchange rate regime, increasing the level of international trade will affect the exchange rate, so how would the Saudi Central Bank react to this? (5 marks)

(5 marks)

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International Economics

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY The Assignment must be submit

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment Questions
Q1
Consider the market for orange juice. In this market, the supply curve is given by QS = 100PJ −20PO and the demand curve is given by QD = 1000−150PJ +100PC, where J denotes orange juice, O denotes Orange, and C denotes coffee.
Assume that PO = 10 and Pc = 8. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in the Orange juice market. (1 mark)
Suppose that a poor harvest season raises the price of oranges to Po = 15
Draw a graph to illustrate your answers. (1 mark)
Is it possible to reach a market equilibrium if the price of orange juice PJ remains unchanged? Why? How much quantity of orange juice will finally be exchanged on the market? (2 marks)
Find the market price necessary to restore equilibrium. Deduce the equilibrium quantity of orange juice. (2 marks)
Answer:-
Q2
Suppose the price elasticity of demand for the market of mobile phones is 0.90.
a.If all mobile-phone companies simultaneously increased their prices, will total revenue in the industry increase or decrease? (1 mark)
b.If a single mobile-phone company increased its price, would you expect the company’s total revenue to increase or decrease? Explain. (2 marks)
c.Suppose that the price in the market is initially $10 and the quantity demanded is 100 units. If the price in this market increases by 10%, what will be the percentage change in the quantity demanded? (2 marks)
Answer:-

Q3
If you have SAR 50,000 to start a new business, you can earn 10 percent interest on money in a bank account. Your business expenses are SAR 22,000 per year on rent, SAR 18,000 per year on supplies, and SAR 5,000 per year on part time help. As for your personal expenses, your apartment costs you SAR 12,000 per year and your personal bills are an extra SAR 6,000 per year. What is your opportunity cost of running the business? (4 marks)
Answer:-

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General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY  The Assignment must be submi

General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
 The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
 Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
 Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the
cover page.
 Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
 Late submission will NOT be accepted.
 Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from
students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO
marks. No exceptions.
 All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-
spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be
considered plagiarism).
 Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment Questions
Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade: 00 / 15 Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low

Q1
Consider the market for orange juice. In this market, the supply curve is given by QS = 100PJ −20PO and the demand curve is given by QD = 1000−150PJ +100PC, where J denotes orange juice, O denotes Orange, and C denotes coffee.
1) Assume that PO = 10 and Pc = 8. Calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in the Orange juice market. (1 mark)
2)
Suppose that a poor harvest season raises the price of oranges to Po = 15
a) Is it possible to reach a market equilibrium if the price of orange juice PJ remains unchanged? Why? How much quantity of orange juice will
finally be exchanged on the market? (2 marks)
b) Find the market price necessary to restore equilibrium. Deduce the
equilibrium quantity of orange juice. (2 marks)
Draw a graph to illustrate your answers. (1 mark)
3)
Answer:-
Q2
Suppose the price elasticity of demand for the market of mobile phones is 0.90.
a. If all mobile-phone companies simultaneously increased their prices, will total revenue in the industry increase or decrease? (1 mark)
b. If a single mobile-phone company increased its price, would you expect the company’s total revenue to increase or decrease? Explain. (2 marks)
c. Suppose that the price in the market is initially $10 and the quantity demanded is 100 units. If the price in this market increases by 10%, what will be the percentage change in the quantity demanded? (2 marks)
Answer:- Q3
If you have SAR 50,000 to start a new business, you can earn 10 percent interest on money in a bank account. Your business expenses are SAR 22,000 per year on rent, SAR 18,000 per year on supplies, and SAR 5,000 per year on part time help. As for your personal expenses, your apartment costs you SAR 12,000 per year and your personal bills are an extra SAR 6,000 per year. What is your opportunity cost of running the business? (4 marks)
Answer:-

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Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY This assignment is an individual assi

Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
This assignment is an individual assignment.
The due date for Assignment 1 is by the End of Week 7 (19/01/2023)s
The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via the allocated folder.
Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling in your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question numbers clearly in their answers.
Late submission will NOT be accepted.
Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Assignment 1 Questions: Week 2 to Week 3: – [15 Marks]
Water is necessary for life. Is the marginal benefit of a glass of water large or small? Give an example of some action from your real life that has both a monetary and nonmonetary opportunity cost. (3 Mark)
What does the “invisible hand” of the marketplace do? Explain the two main reasons of market failure and give an example of each. (3 Marks)
How does a price ceiling set below the equilibrium level affect quantity demanded and quantity supplied? (3 Marks)
What would be the impact of imposing a price floor below the equilibrium price? If a price floor benefits producer, why does a price floor reduce social surplus? (3 Marks)
5.Illustrates the market for Pizza has the following demand and supply
schedules: (3 Marks)
Price
Quantity Demanded
Quantity Supplied
$3
115
37
$4
95
55
$5
80
80
$6
67
95
$7
50
110
$8
38
122
Graph the demand and supply curves. What is the equilibrium price and quantity in this market?
If the actual price in this market were above the equilibrium price, what would
If the actual price in this market were below the equilibrium price, what would
drive the market toward the equilibrium?
drive the market toward the equilibrium?